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synonyms for tooth decay

  • caries
  • cariosity
  • cavity
  • dental caries
  • dental cavity
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The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It will hold tenaciously there, the last of its race, days after the decay of its greener and more healthy-looking mates.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The decay and ruin of nearly all the "old families" in Ireland are among the penalties of disregarding it.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The old dining-hall had shared in the general decay, and been shorn of all its ancient honours.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
The exhaust-valve is exactly as when it was put in, worked by a rack-and-tooth segment.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
He bewailed the loss of his automobile that had perished of senile decay at Aix-en-Provence.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
An Irish housemaid who was sent to call a gentleman to dinner, found him engaged in using a tooth-brush.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Time has dealt gently with it and careful repair and restoration have arrested its decay.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Scarcely another ruin did we see anywhere more imposing in location and more picturesque in decay.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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